Nearly half of Syrian women refugees in Turkey don't want to work
GAZİANTEP – Anadolu Agency
AP PhotoAlmost half of the Syrian female refugees in Turkey do not want to work even if they were provided with a job, according to results from a recent survey conducted by the Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD).
The survey, which was conducted among 1,500 Syrian female refugees living in 20 refugee camps in Turkey and 1,200 living in 10 Turkish cities.
While 64 percent of the surveyed women are illiterate, only 6.2 percent hold a university degree or higher.
Meanwhile, 35 percent of the total surveyed 2,700 women said at least one of their relatives had lost their lives in the war in Syria, which is about to enter its fourth year.